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Easy Vegan Curry Recipe

Easy Vegan Curry Recipe

Trying out a new vegan diet? Our easy vegan curry recipe is an ideal entry point to your new vegan curry obsession. Pair this spinach and chickpea curry with cauliflower rice, poppadoms, or vegan naan for a dinner that’s sumptuous, flavoursome, and healthy.

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A simple vegan curry recipe bursting with aromatic flavours? Veganuary is looking delicious. Our one-pot spinach and chickpea curry is mild, fragrant, and packed with goodness.

Catering to vegan guests? Our deceptively easy vegan curry is a guaranteed to satisfy. Equally delicious served fresh, or batch cooked for a moreish midweek meal, this simple vegan curry is a creamy, sumptuous delight.

What you'll need:

  • 400g chickpeas
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 1x onion, chopped
  • 1x pepper, chopped
  • 400g of spinach
  • 2x sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 400g passata
  • 1x fresh tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp extra virgin oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 5 tsp curry powder
  • 3 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  1.  Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  2. After a few minutes, add the chopped onion and pepper and let them cook away for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Then add the sweet potato and the rest of the herbs, spices and seasonings (dried coriander, curry powder, chili powder, salt and ground pepper).
  4. Drain and add the chickpeas to cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour in the passata and add the chopped tomato with some water and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to a simmer, then cover and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Remove the lid and cook for another 15-20 minutes, or until the sweet potato is cooked through and your curry sauce has thickened.
  8. Stir in the coconut milk and cook for a couple of minutes before adding the spinach and cooking until wilted.
  9. Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice, garnishing with some chopped fresh coriander.
  10. Serve and enjoy your spinach and chickpeas curry! (Before researching your next vegan curry recipe!)

Tips & Tweaks:

Spice fanatic? Simply add more chili powder for a fiery vegan curry kick.

Food Fact:

Chickpeas are an ideal source of protein for anyone converting to a vegan or vegetarian diet, as well as being loaded with vitamins and minerals including vitamin b6, vitamin c, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, and zinc; meaning you can rest assured that our spinach and chickpea curry is delicious and healthy.

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